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Microtopping Floors in Retail Furniture Stores

 Shopping for furniture is a bit like shopping for a new car or a piece of art. The environment in ...

By Duraamen, October 11th, 2018

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Polishable Concrete Overlays

Polished Concrete Floors are becoming extremely popular worldwide. Many property managers are taking out their existing floor covering like VCT, Ceramic Tiles, Linoleum, etc., and replacing with polished concrete floors. During the process of removing existing floor coverings, the ...

By Duraamen, May 28th, 2018

Wall & Floor Coatings in Hospital and Healthcare Clean Rooms

There are many settings where the need for clean rooms with seamless floors and walls are needed. Healthcare clinics and hospitals, in particular, need seamless, durable wall and floor coatings. Vinyl or FRP (Fiber reinforced plastic) is sometimes ...

By Duraamen, March 27th, 2018

Flooring for Storage Unit Businesses

What’s one of the keys to a successful storage unit business? You might not say the flooring, at first thought. But the flooring in a storage unit business actually does impact this type of business. Let’s look at how.

By Duraamen, March 19th, 2018

Duraamen Donates Products to The Kansas School of Architecture

A school of architecture and design in Kansas needed a look that expressed their identity as a modern, forward-looking college. Duraamen donated products to help them achieve their goals. The Kansas School of Architecture, Design and Planning needed to reaffirm ...

By Duraamen, March 2nd, 2018

Polyaspartic

Is Polyaspartic Coating Better than Epoxy or Polyurethane Coating?

Unless you are a resinous flooring professional or a chemist, it can be hard to differentiate between Polyaspartic, Epoxy or Polyurethane coatings. In many resinous flooring projects they are combined in a flooring system. Each one of these resins ...

By Duraamen, October 15th, 2017

Affordable concrete driveway resurfacing in Dover, DE

Old concrete driveways with cracks, surface discoloration or surface imperfections need not be removed or replaced. There are many options available for transforming an old driveway, pool deck or patio into a new decorative concrete surface. Depending upon the condition ...

By Duraamen, September 2nd, 2017

What is the best flooring system for a food production facility?

Is your food production facility ready to expand? Interest in your food product is high and you’re prospering. Right now, you’re making important decisions about how you will market your growing business. You also need to decide how you will ...

By Duraamen, August 27th, 2017

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Polished Concrete Coatings for residential and commercial spaces in Washington, DC

Polished concrete and resinous coatings for concrete floors are extremely popular in Washington, DC. Polished concrete floors can be installed by grinding and polishing an existing slab or pouring a polishable concrete topping like Param 6000 and subsequently polishing ...

By Duraamen, August 27th, 2017

Best flooring option for a Bakery

Would you rather your bakery crew spend their time making delicious breads and muffins, or cleaning the floor? That what we thought. The right answer is of course that you want a floor that your bakery crew hardly has to ...

By Duraamen, August 16th, 2017

Advantages of Water Based Acrylic Sealers

When you’re talking about durability of sealers and coatings, water-based sealers have gotten a bad rap. There’s a perception that water-based sealers will just wash away in the first rainstorm, like water-based paint. Solvent-based sealers are believed to be more ...

By Duraamen, July 30th, 2017

Polished Concrete Floors in Chicago

Cities all over the country, and indeed the world, are putting a premium on sustainability. Materials for use in new construction and in home remodels in Chicago are being examined more closely by both the builder and the homeowner. The ...

By Duraamen, July 9th, 2017

Repair Car Wash Facilities for Urethane Concrete or MMA Resin Systems

Let's imagine that you have a car wash facility that has a concrete runway that needs to be repaired. What are your flooring options for car wash facilities? Urethane Concrete Screeds or MMA resin floor coatings are best suited ...

By Duraamen, June 25th, 2017

3 Great Flooring Options for Automotive Dealer Showrooms

The 3 great flooring options for Automotive Dealer Showrooms are polishable concrete overlays, metallic epoxy coatings and seamless self-leveling epoxy coatings. Imagine an auto dealer offering new high-end cars displayed in a showroom with a of cracked, chipped ...

By Duraamen, May 29th, 2017

Stenciled Concrete for Pool decks, Patios and Driveways

Stenciled concrete is a great option for pool decks, patios and driveways.How can concrete become brick? Or be turned into fan-shaped cobblestone? Or have your company logo “painted” on? The answer to all of those questions is stencils. Stenciled ...

By Duraamen, May 26th, 2017

DIY Polished Concrete Floor—A Success Story

Do it yourself a polished concrete floor using self-leveling concrete and save lots of money. When Julie and Chris Hawkins decided to leave their cramped San Francisco apartment and buy a home in Eugene, Oregon, they quadrupled their living ...

By Duraamen, May 18th, 2017

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